The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 85 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Xen 15 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.80% - -
As % of the System Software category 7.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £412 £308 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.71% -12.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

System Software Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
195 106 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.35% 8.03% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 53 44
Average daily rate £320 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £401 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 27
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xen across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Xen
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Xen across the Manchester region.

Xen Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Xen also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Xen.

1 15 (100.00%) Citrix
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
1 15 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (80.00%) IBM Notes
3 12 (80.00%) EMC
3 12 (80.00%) Oracle
3 12 (80.00%) SAP
3 12 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (80.00%) Lotus
3 12 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 12 (80.00%) SCCM
3 12 (80.00%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (80.00%) Migration
3 12 (80.00%) Office 365
3 12 (80.00%) Oracle Database
4 8 (53.33%) Local Government
4 8 (53.33%) Data Protection
5 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 4 (26.67%) WAN
7 3 (20.00%) DHCP
7 3 (20.00%) NFS
7 3 (20.00%) DNS
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (20.00%) C
7 3 (20.00%) MCSE
7 3 (20.00%) MCSA
7 3 (20.00%) CCNA
7 3 (20.00%) Active Directory

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Xen also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Xen. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (80.00%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (80.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
2 3 (20.00%) DHCP
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) VLAN
2 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (53.33%) Local Government
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Architect
2 11 (73.33%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Migration
1 12 (80.00%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (53.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) MCSE
1 3 (20.00%) MCSA
1 3 (20.00%) CCNA
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (20.00%) vSphere
3 3 (20.00%) NFS
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (80.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Citrix
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (80.00%) Oracle
3 12 (80.00%) SAP
3 12 (80.00%) EMC
3 12 (80.00%) Lotus
4 3 (20.00%) NetApp
4 3 (20.00%) HP
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